Ben Fadden is the Head Content Creator at Gaslamp Ball, writing weekly articles and hosting a podcast/YouTube show called "Talking Friars". He is the ultimate diehard Padres fan who lives 20 minutes from Petco Park and has season tickets for the team with his family. Ben was born and raised in San Diego county and the Padres are a huge part of his life. His first favorite player was Khalil Greene and his current favorite player is infielder Jake Cronenworth. Ben's favorite Padres memory is Jake Cronenworth's go-ahead single against the Dodgers in Game 4 of the 2022 National League Division Series.
Ben has had the chance to talk with numerous former Padres players on his show, including Tyson Ross, Adam Rosales, Heath Bell, Kurt Bevacqua, Greg Garcia and Clayton Richard. Media members Kevin Acee, Marty Caswell, Matt Vasgersian, Jesse Agler, Lauren Shehadi, Christopher Russo, Jim Russell, Jon Schaeffer, Steven Woods, Paul Reindl, Darnay Tripp and Derek Togerson have also been on his show.
If you have any questions or want to collaborate with Ben on anything, please contact him at email@example.com.
Hicks would’ve costed essentially nothing and could’ve filled one of San Diego’s numerous holes
Jackson Merrill and Ethan Salas headline the list
There are some pretty cool items to get at Petco Park this year!
The former Padre was on his final year on the ballot
Still waiting to see how A.J. Preller completes this roster before they fly to Korea
It was Ethan Salas last year and now it’s Leodalis De Vries this year
A.J. Preller is great at not fighting with his players
Sweeney will be broadcasting for another team in the future